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History’s Shining Moment: President Barack Hussein Obama

When President Obama was first sworn in eight years ago, I watched with mixed feelings.  I fully felt and shared the feelings and emotions of the crowd attending in feeling that history had reached a watershed moment, that a group whose members had been despised and put down had one of their own in the most powerful office of the land.  1,145 more words

Out from under

I’ve been under the weather for a while now.  Convinced I had developed pneumonia (owing to my high BP and shortness of breath), my in-home physical therapist insisted I see my GP yesterday. 540 more words

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Untapped Women Power: The key to a brighter Malaysia

January 12, 2017

Untapped Women Power: The key to a brighter Malaysia

by Dr. Anas Alam Faizli*

Received via e-mail from the writer)

Free them to pursue their dreams and they will make Malaysia great again… 5,191 more words

Governance

Malaysians no longer trust Najib Razak

December 29, 2016

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Malaysians  no longer trust  Najib Razak

Abdillah Noh For The Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/what-price-malaysias-trust-deficit

The lack of excitement over massive infrastructure projects and ringgit’s plunge are signs of market and ground sentiments… 1,384 more words

Politics

This and that

Yesterday, various news outlets reported an incident of road rage where a grandmother out to do some holiday shopping with her three-year old grandchild was accosted by another driver who said grandma was driving too slowly.   494 more words

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Lessons from Japanese minimalist Lifestyle: When less is more.

Less is being increasingly considered as more in Japan, as a growing number of people are starting to adopt the minimalist lifestyle, influenced by traditional Zen philosophies. 460 more words

Articles

What is an infidel?

Above: German artist Albrecht Durer was fascinated with the Apocalypse and war in heaven between good and bad angels.

Lately, I’ve been trying to work the NYTimes Crossword puzzles. 232 more words

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